89 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2011
Very ripe, exotic aromas of pineapple, mango, lichee and spices. A sweet, lightly saline fruit bomb, and more vibrant than the nose suggests. Densely packed and concentrated wine, finishing with a hint of licorice and a restrained sweetness. Firmer than it appeared to be a year ago but still an essentially supple style. This will get honeyed with time in bottle.
93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Wine lovers who have come to think of Chardonnay as weighty and thick will find Chablis a revelation. When grown in the cool clay-and-chalk soils around the sleepy town of Chablis, at the northern reach of Burgundy, Chardonnay is transformed into one of the world's most cerebral and distinctive white wines. With its brisk...
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The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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